2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jun 14, 2024  
2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

Accounting Assistant Certificate

Progression Plan - Accounting Assistant Certificate  


The Accounting Assistant certificate program is designed to provide the student an expanded knowledge of basic accounting and business principles while emphasizing communication and computer skills.

Credit Hours Required:  36

Note: This program can be completed entirely online.

Program Electives

Select one course from the following options:

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Accounting Assistant Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Perform financial accounting functions using proper format and procedure based on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the International Financial and Reporting Standards (IFRS). (ACC 121, ACC 122, ACC 131, ACC 132, ACC 160, ACC 233)
  2. Perform managerial accounting functions using proper format and procedure.(ACC 132)
  3. Prepare and interpret financial statements and reports for service, merchandising and manufacturing companies.(ACC 121, ACC 131, ACC 132, ACC 160, ACC 162, ACC 233, ACC 234)
  4. Prepare basic tax returns and communicate the effects of tax rules for individuals, partnerships and corporations.(ACC 115)
  5. Use current technology and software applications to input, manage, interpret and communicate financial information. (ACC 115, ACC 122, ACC 160, ACC 162, ACC 296, BSA 102, CSA 126, MGT 233)